Estate and Trust Administration
At McCormick Law Group, our attorneys represent individuals and their families in all types of probate and trust administration. Dealing with the loss of a loved one is difficult enough. With our experience and knowledge, you can be sure that your matter will be handled in a straightforward and efficient manner. If you have lost a loved one and are in need of assistance, please contact our office.
When individuals and families have lost a loved one, they are often faced with a lengthy and complicated court process known as probate. At McCormick Law Group, our attorneys have extensive experience in representing individuals in the probate administration process throughout various counties in Illinois. When our client has been named as the executor or administrator of an estate, our attorneys counsel and advise that person through every step of the probate process. We work hard to make a difficult process run as smoothly and efficiently as possible.
Estate and Trust Controversy
During the course of the administration of an estate or a trust, conflicts can arise. At McCormick Law Group, our attorneys have successfully represented fiduciaries and beneficiaries in many types of disputes. Whether through courtroom litigation or by structuring effective settlements, our attorneys have the knowledge, skill, and creativity to achieve positive results for our clients.
When an individual is named as the trustee of a trust, they are often put in a very difficult position. Suddenly, that person is tasked with interpreting a complicated legal document (the trust) and making sure that they obey the various obligations and duties that come with being a trustee. At McCormick Law Group, our attorneys can assist a trustee in performing these tasks. In addition, we can give the trustee peace of mind that they are acting in a prudent manner and that they are not in violation of the law. By guiding the trustee step-by-step through the trust administration process, our attorneys can limit the potential liability of a trustee, and make sure that the trust is administered in the simplest and most efficient manner.